Social rules. Germany's got a lot of 'em, and ignoring etiquette yields a puckered brow, pronto. But don't fret - our tips will get you on the right track.
- Shake hands when you're introduced to someone - it's impolite not to
- Say Prost! (cheers!) before you sip your beer - and look your drinking buddy in the eye when you say it
- Feel free to have serious discussions in social settings - Germans like talking politics and philosophy. They don't relish idle chit-chat or small talk.